Decisions and Public Participation: CalRecycle

The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), and its predecessors, have always placed a high priority on conducting its operations in an open, transparent manner and providing opportunities for interested stakeholders to participate in our decision-making processes. This page and linked information will enable you to stay informed about ongoing activities, upcoming and past decisions, and opportunities to provide input for our department’s programs.

Permit Determinations

A listing of all new solid waste facility and waste tire facility permits, temporary permits, permit revisions and permit modifications, and related documents are available for review.

Grants, Payments, Loan Proposals and Awards

CalRecycle’s Public Notices page provides a listing of all grant/loan criteria, payments, Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA), and recently approved grants, payments, and loans.

Workshops, Meetings and Other Events

  • Monthly Meetings. Agendas, documents, and other information for upcoming meetings conducted by CalRecycle.
  • Stakeholder Workshops. Agendas and documents for upcoming workshops, such as new policy or program initiatives or program updates. Note: these may be held after the Monthly Meetings or on separate dates.
    • Division of Recycling
    • Materials Management and Local Assistance Division
    • Waste Permitting, Compliance, and Mitigation Division
  • Regulation Development Meetings and Workshops. Notices and documents that are part of informal and formal regulation development activities. Note: these may be held as part of the Monthly Public Meetings or on separate dates.
  • CalRecycle Meetings and EventsLinks to listings of public events, workshops, and/or meetings that CalRecycle either participates in or sponsors.

All Public Notices

Other Decisions

Laws and Regulations Relevant to Current Public Proceedings

  • RegulationsApproved regulations pertaining to waste management and beverage container recycling
  • Statutes. California laws relating to integrated waste management

Submit Your Comments on Draft Regulations

Information on how to submit comments on draft/proposed regulations is posted at the appropriate time on the web page for each rulemaking. Each CalRecycle-proposed regulatory change has a page on this site with detailed information about the process, including current status, staff contact, notices, affected laws, text of proposed changes, public meetings and other opportunities for input, and how to submit comments. See the Proposed Rulemaking page for a listing of current rulemaking packages and whether they are currently open for public comment.

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